Realize the collective power of community, DNA science, and sequencing technology

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Genealogy has traditionally been used to find birth families and build family trees. Forensic genetic genealogy combines the Verogen direct-to-consumer database, GEDmatch, with DNA analysis to produce investigative leads with powerful results.

Learn more:
  • How genealogy fits into a forensic investigation workflow and how it differs from traditional familial searching
  • The challenges with using a general consumer assay for a forensic application
  • The privacy benefits a fit-for-purpose workflow offers both the consumer and the justice system
  • Recent examples of how forensic genetic genealogy has corrected mistakes and convicted offenders

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